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What channel is NASCAR on today? Time, TV schedule for Dover race – Sporting News

What channel is NASCAR on today? Time, TV schedule for Dover race – Sporting News
06 Oct
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What channel is the NASCAR race on today? What time does the NASCAR race start? These are the questions that plague race fans every Sunday, when each Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race will be on either NBC or NBCSN for the second half of the 2019 season with differing start times.

As for Sunday’s Drydene 400 at Dover International Speedway, the Cup Series’ second visit to the track this season and the fourth race of the 2019 playoffs, the channel that will broadcast the race is NBCSN. The start time for the race at Dover is 2:30 p.m. ET.

The 2:30 p.m. ET start time for the Dover race is only the third of five such start times for the Cup Series this season. As for the TV channel, the NASCAR Cup Series this weekend is on NBCSN for the 11th time this year. As part of NBC’s TV deal with NASCAR for the 2019 season, NBC was slated to show seven of the final 20 races of the season, with the other 13 scheduled to be shown on NBCSN.

MORE: Watch the Dover race live with fuboTV (7-day trial)

Sunday’s race at Dover, which will consist of three stages (120 laps, 120 laps and 160 laps), is the 31st race on the NASCAR Cup Series schedule (30th when not counting the All-Star Race). There are seven races left this season, and there are three more races before the second cut-off point of the playoffs.

Dover is a one-mile, concrete oval that features 24-degree banking in the turns and nine-degree banking on the straights. This season marks the second time the fourth race of the Cup Series playoffs will be held at Dover, which has participated in the playoffs since its inception in 2004. No non-playoff driver has ever won the playoff race at Dover.

Below is all the info you need regarding how to watch Sunday’s NASCAR race at Dover.

What channel is NASCAR on today?

  • TV channel: NBCSN
  • Live stream: fuboTV
  • Radio: MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio

Sunday’s 400-lap race at Dover will be the 11th of 13 races this season to be shown on NBCSN. The network’s broadcast crew consists of Rick Allen, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jeff Burton and Steve Letarte in the booth, with Marty Snider, Dave Burns, Kelli Stavast and Parker Kligerman reporting from pit road.

In addition to the TV coverage on NBCSN, Sunday’s race at Dover is available via live stream through fuboTV. New fuboTV users can sign up with a seven-day free trial.

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NASCAR at Dover: What time does today’s race start?

  • Date: Sunday, Oct. 6
  • Time: 2:30 p.m. ET
  • Location: Dover International Speedway

Including Sunday’s race at Dover, only five NASCAR Cup races this season were scheduled to begin at 2:30 p.m. ET. The season-opening Daytona 500 and last week’s Roval race began at 2:30 p.m. ET, and after this weekend, two more playoff races (Kansas, Phoenix) will begin at the same time.

There have been 99 NASCAR Cup Series races at Dover, one race per year in 1969 and 1970, and two races per year since 1971. Among active drivers, Jimmie Johnson has the highest career driver rating (113.3) at Dover. He is followed by playoff drivers Chase Elliott (108.3) and Kyle Busch (104.6).

NASCAR schedule 2019

Date Race Track Time/TV info/winner
Feb. 10 Advance Auto Parts Clash Daytona International Speedway Jimmie Johnson
Feb. 14 Gander RV Duel 1 at Daytona Daytona International Speedway Kevin Harvick
Feb. 14 Gander RV Duel 2 at Daytona Daytona International Speedway Joey Logano
Feb. 17 Daytona 500 Daytona International Speedway Denny Hamlin
Feb. 24 Folds of Honor QuickTrip 500 Atlanta Motor Speedway Brad Keselowski
March 3 Pennzoil 400 presented by Jiffy Lube Las Vegas Motor Speedway Joey Logano
March 10 TicketGuardian 500 ISM Raceway Kyle Busch
March 17 AutoClub 400 Auto Club Speedway Kyle Busch
March 24 STP 500 Martinsville Speedway Brad Keselowski
March 31 O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 Texas Motor Speedway Denny Hamlin
April 7 Food City 500 Bristol Motor Speedway Kyle Busch
April 13 Toyota Owners 400 Richmond Raceway Martin Truex Jr.
April 28 Geico 500 Talladega Speedway Chase Elliott
May 5 Cup Series Race at Dover Dover International Speedway Martin Truex Jr.
May 11 Cup Series Race at Kansas Kansas Speedway Brad Keselowski
May 18 Monster Energy Open Charlotte Motor Speedway
May 18 Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race Charlotte Motor Speedway Kyle Larson
May 26 Coca-Cola 600 Charlotte Motor Speedway Martin Truex Jr.
June 2 Pocono 400 Pocono Raceway Kyle Busch
June 10 FireKeepers Casino 400 Michigan International Speedway Joey Logano
June 23 Toyota/Save Mart 350 Sonoma Raceway Martin Truex Jr.
June 30 Camping World 400 Chicagoland Speedway Alex Bowman
July 6 Coke Zero Sugar 400 Daytona International Speedway Justin Haley
July 13 Quaker State 400 Kentucky Speedway Kurt Busch
July 21 Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 New Hampshire Motor Speedway Kevin Harvick
July 28 Gander Outdoors 400 Pocono Raceway Denny Hamlin
Aug. 4 Go Bowling at The Glen Watkins Glen International Chase Elliott
Aug. 11 Consumers Energy 400 Michigan International Speedway Kevin Harvick
Aug. 17 Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race Bristol Motor Speedway Denny Hamlin
Sept. 1 Bojangles’ Southern 500 Darlington Raceway Erik Jones
Sept. 8 Big Machine Vodka 400 Indianapolis Motor Speedway Kevin Harvick

2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup playoff schedule

Date Race Track Time/TV info/winner
Sept. 15 South Point 400 Las Vegas Motor Speedway Martin Truex Jr.
Sept. 21 Federated Auto Parts 400 Richmond Raceway Martin Truex Jr.
Sept. 29 Bank of America ROVAL 400 Charlotte Motor Speedway Road Coarse Chase Elliott
Oct. 6 Cup Series Race at Dover Dover International Speedway 2:30 p.m., NBCSN/fuboTV
Oct. 13 1000Bulbs.com 500 Talladega Superspeedway 2 p.m., NBC/fuboTV
Oct. 20 Hollywood Casino 400 Kansas Speedway 2:30 p.m., NBC/fuboTV
Oct. 27 First Data 500 Martinsville Speedway 3 p.m., NBCSN/fuboTV
Nov. 3 AAA Texas 500 Texas Motor Speedway 3 p.m., NBCSN/fuboTV
Nov. 10 Cup Series Race at ISM ISM Raceway 2:30 p.m., NBC/fuboTV
Nov. 17 Ford EcoBoost 400 Homestead-Miami Speedway 3 p.m., NBC/fuboTV

Source: https://www.sportingnews.com/us/nascar/news/nascar-channel-today-time-tv-schedule-dover-race/rfsaxr3o1wdc11v9cfeegaxkw

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